US President Barack Obama has blocked the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline between Canada and the United States. The decision ends more than seven years of politically charged debate over the controversial oil project.
Protests and opposition from the provincial government of British Columbia have shut down construction of a pipeline planned to carry oil from Alberta to BC - but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has vowed to fight back.
President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the nuclear deal with Iran is giving China even more of an opportunity to fill the vacuum of power, says Frank Sieren.
If US President Donald Trump elects to pull out of the nuclear deal with Iran, Germany's business sector is likely to suffer. But even without the threats from Washington, Berlin's trade with Tehran lacks momentum.
Nebraska regulators have approved an alternative route for the disputed TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline. Opponents are likely to challenge the decision and take the case to the state's Supreme Court.
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